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Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
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This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.
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Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed today

Always nice to see historical place. Parking always been an issue but we manage to get a space. It would be better if the government just close the road from cars.

Thank Yogitriharso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only myr5 for Malaysian, for us to revise our history with some painting and modal. However, it shall start according the beggining of melaka, and more description about how the dutch use the stadhuy building. We shall improve our museum, because more and more tourist...More

Thank JessyWong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good to see and the view after the short climb here is great too.. there is parking lot nearby this place.

Thank Abuzer N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stretching "the whole length" along the east side of the Dutch Square (Malacca's "number-one" tourist site), this long building also has a long history behind it since it was the municipal building or the city hall (so the name 'stadthuys' in Dutch) of the Dutch...More

Thank Myo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building was the administrative center for successive occupying governments. That is pretty much it. What is inside is a wonderful historical and ethnological museum. They are not related. There are a couple of vehicles out front representative of use in their day, an ancient...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably one of the first things you'll visit on your sightseeing tour of Malacca. The Stadthuys is at the Dutch Square and naturally attracts a lot of visitors. You have to pay to go inside, I personally found the Maritime museum on the...More

Thank drwols
Reviewed 23 May 2017

worth a visit, like all the city, because is a well manteined example of colonial age historical heritage.

Thank oronzodd
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Neat to see this UNESCO heritage site but it was dominated by selfie sticks and loud tricycles. Go around the corner and check out the Malaysian Architecture museum, it's quieter, under utilized and good insight to how the architecture all over Malaysia evolved from and...More

Thank fungusfreakland
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Stadthuys is located at the same area with red square, queen victoria fountain & christ church. It's a area which very popular to local & foreign tuorists

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is the mark of Melacca Must visit and spare time to enjoy the art performance and also historical ambience We can shopping Melacca souvenir near here

Thank adhihayu m
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ayunda c
Next week I will visit Melaka for half day. Some places that I want to visit are red building, river cruise, masjid selat melaka, menara taming sari, and jonker street. I will take a bus from KL at 10:30 am and back at 8:30 pm. I will appreciate if you guys help me to make itinerary. Thanks a lot!
4 December 2016|
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Response from Ngan H | Reviewed this property |
After taking your lunch upon reaching Melaka, I suggest you take the river cruise first near the Stadhuys. Then you take a short taxi ride to Masjid Selat Melaka. After that, you can drop by Menara Taming Sari. A short walk... More